But as he defied moral convention and the law--he was found not guilty of assisted suicides in acts of blatant jury nullification--the worm turned
His obvious disdain for both the Chinese Communists and left-wing historians who described the so-called "revolutionary potential" of the peasants causes him to shy away from the "moral economy" argument advanced by some like Ralph Thaxton in The Worm Turned
Rightside Up: Revolutionary Legitimacy in the Peasant Worm (New
Yes, it is very much time the worm turned
so I suggest you send copies of your article to every politician in the country, particularly to Mr Cameron, and ask 'What are you going to do about it?
If cruel luck had bedevilled the Falcons up to that point, how that worm turned
when Albi pitched up.
So not only had the worm turned
at that precise moment, but a career had opened up for me.
So it was not surprising that the worm turned
on Thursday when a clutch of ministers demanded that the measures be rescinded.
But the worm turned
last week when the paper carried an article slamming the rise in anti-social behaviour and recent murders in the area as happening on Gerry's "watch".
The worm turned
about two months ago and we just said, '(heck with) it.
In those days, a prudent banker accumulated capital in good times so he had a fat cushion behind him when the worm turned
and the bad debts came rolling in.
If that happens, mark down 1997 as the year the worm turned
As an invaluable source of leaks, Baker built up an enormous reservoir of good will; in fact, Baker spent several hours a week with reporters, an investment that paid off when the worm turned
In that moment, perhaps, the worm turned
for ever after.
Even before the worm turned
four years ago, Boston bounced back in 1986 from being down 3-1 to beat the Angels in the ALCS, and twice Red Sox teams have come back from 2-0 deficits to win three straight and capture a Division Series.
Jamie Spencer had been beaten on the first four favourites, but the worm turned
in the 1m2f claimer when 11-8 shot Jocheski led well over two furlongs out and was firmly driven out for a length-and-a-half success from Anatolian Prince.
It has been the year when the worm turned
, when the real winners were actually the losers.